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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Scientists:



 Lindsay H. Allen, Ph.D., R.D., WHNRC Director

-          vitamin B12 absorption & deficiency, community & international nutrition


Sean H. Adams, Ph.D., Research Leader

-          fat tissue physiology & pathophysiology, lipid metabolism


Liping Huang, M.D., Ph.D.

-       zinc transporters, zinc & cancer


Nancy L. Keim, Ph.D., R.D.

-       energetics, food intake behavior, exercise physiology & metabolism


Kevin D. Laugero, Ph.D.

-       dietary behavior, stress biology, community nutrition


John W. Newman, Ph.D.

-       lipid metabolism, biomarker discovery, metabolomics technologies


 Marta D. Van Loan,Ph.D.

-       bone metabolism, calcium nutrition, body composition


Charles Stephensen, Ph.D. 

-       roles of vitamins A and D in immune function


 Betty Jane Burri, Ph.D.

-       physiological roles of beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopoene, and beta carotene


 Wayne Chris Hawkes, Ph.D.

-       roles of selenium and selenoproteins in cancer prevention


 Dan Hwang, Ph.D.

-       dietary modulation of inflammation and chronic diseases mediated by pattern recognition receptors of the innate immune system


 Darshan Kelley, Ph.D.

      -       regulation of immune and inflammatory responses by dietary fatty acids 


      Susan Zunino, Ph.D.

-       how dietary antioxidant phytochemicals regulate growth and function of normal and abnormal immune cells and regulate inflammation





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